VLOG: My Last Three Months in Jiangshan in 75 Seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5xtZWcHKM4 -Heather Mei

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Finding Friendship in a Foreign Country.

Do you have that one friend you just click with? You share inside jokes no one else understands. You know what they are feeling just by looking at them. There’s enough trust to show all your colors on good and bad days. I didn’t think I would find such a friendship while in China, but [...]

5 Lessons Learned from My Year in China.

May is just around the corner! Several of my friends will graduate college, my sister will graduate high school, and for me, May will be my last full month in Jiangshan, China. With less than two months left, I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting! While it wasn’t all easy, I can say these past [...]

My Life in China: March 2018 (VLOG)

Spring is here! After a month-long winter break, I was really excited to get back to teaching! I missed seeing all my students and I missed the classroom. I missed biking to and from work every day, and I missed seeing all my co-workers!! The warm March weather was also an added bonus. During my [...]

30 More Facts about My Life in China!

Last November, I wrote a blog post listing off some fun facts about living in Jiangshan, Zhejiang, China. Four months have passed, and I've survived the winter months! So, here are 30 more random facts about my life as a foreign English teacher in Jiangshan. From how much a dentist visit costs, to the perks [...]

8 Tips to be an Exceptional Foreign English Teacher!

I've been teaching English for a little over half a year now, and even though that's no time at all in the grand scheme of things, I can still say I have grown so much as an educator! In reflection, I wanted to share a few tips I have learned from teaching my little ones at Jiangshan [...]